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Welcome back to The Queue, the daily Q&A column in which the WoW Insider team answers your questions about the World of Warcraft. Mike Sacco will be your host today.

I feel bad for whoever it was that traded in their pristine copy of Eternal Darkness, complete with manual and original box, at the local GameStop. Enjoy your 3DS or whatever, dude. I'll give this game a good home.

AltMaster asked:

Mining, Herbing, and arcaeology now give you XP. This is a good incentive to gather as you level (in addition to the gold you make). Has there been any news or rumors about getting XP from fishing? As it is now, I never level fishing because there's no point in it as I already have a lvl 525 fishing toon. Why would I level it on all my characters? But if it earned XP....that would be a great incentive to keep fishing leveled throughout the 1-85 process.

There's been no indication from Blizzard that fishing will award experience at any point in the future, but it also didn't say right out that we'd be getting it from mining and the other gathering professions until it actually happened, so maybe there's still hope.

Evemartyn asked:

It seems after reading the PTR patch notes that Cata dungeons are once again getting a nerf. The last nerf seemed (to me at least) to make the dungeons much more manageable, is this in response to player complaints or on some kind of schedule for gradually nerfing content over time for casual gamers?

I think the reasoning is a little less "better nerf these dungeons so those casuals stop whining!" and more "now that these dungeons have been out for a while, it's easier to see which dungeons and encounters are giving people more trouble than they ought to."

Umbrascia asked:

If I remove someone from my Real ID list, what do they see? Say they're online when I remove them- does it send a message that we are no longer Real ID friends? Does it show that I went offline? Do I still show up on their list? Or do I just fade away into the night?

If they're online when you remove them from your friends list, then the game simply shows you as logged off. No fuss, no muss.

Klausse asked:

Question: I know Blizzard has said that when a new tier of gear is released, any accrued valor points become justice points. Does this mean that Tier 11 gear can then be bought with justice points? Also, would this apply to the Tier 11 helm and shoulder pieces, or will we still have to defeat Cho'gall and Nefarian to get the tokens for those pieces?

We don't know for sure, but it's reasonable to assume that you'll still need the respective tokens for the helm and shoulders.

Darasen asked:

Is Affliction a viable spec for Heroic dungeons or is it primarily best for leveling and PvP?

Affliction is perfectly viable for endgame content.

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